Displaying the On-Screen Keyboard
On-screen keyboards can serve as both a visual guide for typing in a non-Roman script, as well as an input method in itself. The following instructions show how to bring up the On-Screen Keyboards in Windows 7 and Mac OSX.
- Click Start and type "Onscreen Keyboard" into the Search programs and files → Turn On-Screen Keyboard on or off
- In the Ease of Access Center, click on Start On-Screen Keyboard to launch the keyboard.
The On-Screen Keyboard will display the key layout of whatever language your system is currently using. For more details, you can refer to the IME installation instructions for Windows.
- Access the Language & Text section of the System Preferences via the Applications window.
- Go to the Input Sources tab and select Keyboard & Character Viewer to enable On-Screen Keyboard.
- The Language Bar at the top of your screen, indicated with a US flag, should automatically update to include the Keyboard Viewer. For more details, you can refer to the IME installation instructions for Macs.
- Click Show Keyboard Viewer to bring up the On-Screen Keyboard. It will display the key layout of whatever language your system is currently using.